When you think about it, Bravo really changed the face of reality television. Sure, Bravo didn’t invent the genre, but over the years, the network has taken risks to start a wide variety of reality themed shows–from real estate to yachting and more. Many of these shows have been very successful and have been game changers in the reality television world.
Of course, the franchise Bravo is probably best known for is the Real Housewives. Who knew in 2006 that the franchise would still be going strong in 2019. From the original Real Housewives of Orange County, the show has landed in cities from New York to Dallas to Beverly Hills. One of the most successful spin-offs has been the Real Housewives of Atlanta. Recently, Peter Thomas, who used to be a regular on the show when married to Cynthia Bailey, shared his thoughts about how the men on the Housewives shows are portrayed.
The divorce between former Real Housewives of Orange County star Meghan Edmonds and Jim Edmonds is shaping up to be a big old mess. After news of Jim’s sexting scandal broke in June, the couple seemed to be working things out. Of course, all that changed in late October when the couple split amid Meghan’s allegations that Jim had an inappropriate relationship with one of their nannies, Carly Wilson. At that point, many well-known couples would have taken a social media and press break. Not our Meghan and Jim!
Since their split, the two have been engaged in an ongoing war of words and damage control. Jim denied the nanny accusations and said Meghan was “negligent” and “careless” to accuse him of nanny tomfoolery. Jim then backtracked a bit and said that he was saddened that Meghan was hurt. Meghan, of course, couldn’t leave well enough alone and accused Jim of “drinking and partying with much younger women.” More drama than a telenovela! Of course, that couldn’t be the end of it–not with these two.
Last week Real Housewives of Orange County alum, Meghan Edmonds’ estranged husband Jim Edmonds publicly addressed the current state of his marriage. Jim faced accusations of cheating with the couple’s nanny. This was after getting caught texting pics of his genitalia to an ex-flame. They attempted to resolve issues of trust and move forward by receiving counsel on their broken bond. Unfortunately, Jim was hanging with the help and allegedly lying about it. Naturally this lit Meghan’s fuse and everything quickly turned to crap when Jim filed for divorce.
For reasons unknown to practical human nature, both parties have taken their anger straight to the media. Even Jim’s family has gotten involved. Thankfully, Jim eventually stepped in and made what we all assumed was a peaceful statement. He claimed to love his wife and detailed his desire to handle things like adults, out of the public eye. Clearly his longing for privacy didn’t stick. Now Jim has gone full petty. Meghan decided to go out last night and Jim stayed with the kids. What happened next is a serious lesson on what not to do
if you have cheated on your wife in the name of maintaining privacy.
It is hard to believe that it has been three years since Heather Dubrow was a Housewife. The former Real Housewives of Orange County star left the show after five seasons. It is difficult to imagine Heather having any interest in the current casts’ lawsuits, sleazy sex talk, drunk driving charges, bitter divorces and general debauchery. What would Heather think? I bet there would be a lot of “Oh dears” coming from her mouth! And how would she perceive crass Gina Kirschenheiter or needy over-sharer Braunwyn Windham Burke?
Heather gave us many memorable moments on the show–from throwing Shannon Beador out of her house to having a melt-down when the perfect cake at her party was defiled by a guest. Since leaving RHOC, Heather has been focusing on a number of ventures, including co-authoring several books with husband Terry Dubrow. Heather has also hosted her own podcast Heather Dubrow’s World and the fashion-oriented Heather’s Closet on YouTube. Most notably, she has continued her skin care line with Terry, Consult Beaute. Now, Heather is ready to conquer the fashion world.
Real Housewives of Orange County alum Meghan Edmonds’ life has gotten seriously bumpy. First, she discovered that her husband, Jim Edmonds, had a sexting relationship with another woman. I don’t think it was a surprise that Jim couldn’t keep his Dad jeans on.
The couple share three children; daughter Aspen and twin sons Hart and Hayes. In July, Meghan received some tragic news about her son, Hart.
Former Real Housewives of Orange County star Meghan Edmonds has been very vocal this year regarding problems in her marriage. Back in June, it was revealed that her hubby Jim Edmonds had been sexting a woman who was not his lovely bride. Meghan gave periodic updates on the status of her marriage after the scandal and the couple seemed to be working through things. Of course, all that changed for the Edmonds in late October, when Meghan alleged that Jim had been having an inappropriate relationship with one of the family nannies.
Since then, the media has been full of details of the split between Meghan and Jim. He has veered from angry to conciliatory in statements about his marriage. Meghan blogged about Jim’s alleged inappropriate behavior, claiming he was “drinking and partying with much younger women.” Jim’s ex-wife number two, Allison Jayne Raski, called his marriage to Meghan a “nightmare” her family had to “endure.” His daughter Hayley Edmonds said she had been “waiting” for the divorce. Oh, the drama! Now, two Real Housewives of Beverly Hills ladies who know a thing or two about drama themselves have chimed in with their opinions on this depressing mess.
Ahhhh… Bravo is starting the holiday season off early with the gift of Tamra Judge‘s web of deceit, dishonestly, and backstabbing being unraveled! I probably shouldn’t get too excited though because knowing how Real Housewives Of Orange County rolls, Tamra will somehow find a way to get out of this. Snakes can fit through the smallest crevices, after all!
It all starts with Tamra and Shannon Beador heading to dinner with Kelly Dodd. Their plan is to confront Kelly for her comment that the only time she’ll celebrate Vicki Gunvalson is at Vicki’s funeral. Shannon is devastated that Kelly is so callous and diabolical with her words (as if she didn’t have a phony funeral for her marriage a couple seasons back!), but suddenly Tamra – who started all this drama – plays devil’s advocate (cause she’s the devil!) that Kelly has a right to be angry given all the horrible things Vicki has said about her like that train rumor (which Tamra shared with the group many times over)! And most recently when Vicki reveled how Kelly tried to throw her mama from the train. Or was it stairs? Deetails-Schmeetails!
Uh-oh… Is Tamra Judge finally about to get her comeuppance on Real Housewives Of Orange County?! Let’s hope!
All it’s taken to get the other women questioning is a thirsty famewhore mom of 7 who really wants to people to see her as something other than a compulsive baby breeder. But Braunwyn Windham-Burke also wants to make-out with Tamra and date her, so… I’m confused!